ALTDORFER, Albrecht
(b. ca. 1480, Regensburg, d. 1538, Regensburg)

Saint George in the Forest

1510
Parchment on lime panel
Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Painter and printmaker, Altdorfer belongs to a small group of German artists for whom landscape assumed great importance, both for helping to set the emotional tone of a narrative scene, and for its own sake.